Ecosystem Assessment and Restoration: Kent Williges

A botanist with over 20 years of experience, Kent currently focuses his research on the response of plant communities to various disturbance mechanisms.

Striped bass are quick powerful fish with silvery sides and white belly. They have seven or eight black stripes along the sides. Stripes are absent on young fish of less than six inches.



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Seagrasses occupy only 0.1 percent of the sea floor, yet are responsible for 12 percent of the organic carbon buried in the ocean, which helps reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide.

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